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Ep. 29: President-Elect Trump – Now Comes the Hard Part

A stunned crowd at the Nevada Democrats' election night watch party watch as Donald Trump delivers his victory speech. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Today’s Lesson for America’s Children: Good Behavior Is for Losers

Two decades’ worth of Republican character assassination have left Hillary Clinton with limited choices for a campaign persona, writes David Ellis. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Win or Lose, Clinton Offers a ‘How Not To’ Study on Campaign Messaging

Ep. 18: Obama Says Hillary Clinton Only Choice for President

Though he's a flawed messenger, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz used his Republican National Convention speech to craft a new vintage of the Ronald Reagan myth, writes David Ellis. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Cruz Refines the Reagan Myth That Trump Refuses to Adopt

Minnesota Sen. Al Franken has avoided public displays of humor during his time in the Senate. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Al Franken Returns to Comedy